Lunette Tucker Ellis, 66, of McKenney, entered into eternal rest and peace on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at the Golden Living Center, Petersburg. Lunette was born August 1, 1946, to the late Marvin A. Tucker Sr. and Earline Moore Tucker, widow of the late Rev. H. James Ellis.
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At an early age, she confessed Christ and became a member of the Springhill Baptist Church, Blackstone. She attended public schools in the Blackstone area, graduating from Luther H. Foster High School in 1946. She furthered her education at St. Paul College, Lawrenceville, receiving a business degree in Business Administration. She also attended Southside Community College in Alberta.
Lunette was a dedicated employee and alumni at St. Paul College with over 25 years of service until her decline in health, retiring in 2011.
She leaves to cherish loving and precious memories: a sister, Dorothy T. Watson; niece and nephew Jamilla Watson and Rasheed Watson of Washington D.C., and nephew, James Alexander Tucker of Detroit; two aunts, Fannie T. Rather of Temple Hill, Md., and Rosa B. Moore of Columbus, Miss.; sister-in-law, Jeannie Tucker of Detroit; stepmother, Alma Tucker of Blackstone; and a host of cousins, other relatives and friends.
Lunette will be remembered and missed by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at the Springhill Baptist Church, 403 Springhill Road, Blackstone, with the pastor Rev. Travis Warren, officiating. The burial will be in the church cemetery. The body may be viewed on Thursday, March 28, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home in McKenney and at the church on Friday one hour prior to the service.
Funeral services entrusted to the McKenney Chapel, Joseph M. Johnson & Son Funeral Home, 11107 Doyle Blvd., 804-478-4411. Online condolences can be made www.johnsonservices.us.
Published in The Progress-Index from Mar. 25 to Mar. 27, 2013